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Title: Curriculum Editor, Workman Children's
Description: Workman’s Children’s department, home of blockbuster brands Brain Quest, Big Fat Notebook, and Paint-by-Sticker, is looking for a Curriculum Editor. This is an exciting opportunity to help us grow our existing brands and to create new ones. We’re looking for someone with a fresh perspective who can generate surprising ideas that are rooted in sound pedagogy and encompass fun, engaging, innovative instruction.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Manage 6 to 10 editorial projects a year that include board books, workbooks, study guides, supplemental resources, digital support, and more
Brainstorm ideas for new products and then develop them
Collaborate with the design team to develop a fresh, unique look and feel for each project
Review and respond to submissions
Review and revise concepts, outlines, and manuscripts
Prepare guidelines and work with writers to ensure adherence to brand identities and guidelines
Work with outside reviewers and subject matter experts to ensure highest educational standards
Work efficiently editing multiple projects while meeting tight deadlines
Support the Senior Editor and the Executive editor
Write catalog copy, marketing copy, title sheets, etc.
Requirements: QUALIFICATIONS

5+ years of children’s educational publishing experience or other relevant work experience preferred
Strong editorial and project management skills
Excellent written and verbal communication
Deep understanding of curriculum standards, depth of knowledge assessment, grade-aligned instruction, and classroom practices
Teaching experience a plus
Comfortable with the MS Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat
Familiarity with the Adobe Creative Suite a plus

Other:

Experience generating IP a plus
Strong problem-solving skills
Strong time management skills
Passion for Workman’s mission to create high-quality, innovative, inclusive, empowering non-fiction and activity books for children.
Hachette Book Group provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Salary can vary based on a number of factors including skills and experience — talk with your recruiter to learn more. Our comprehensive U.S. benefit offerings include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability coverage, 401(k), incentive plan eligibility, educational training opportunities and more.
Company: HACHETTE BOOK GROUP
Location: New York, New York
How To Apply For This Job: Please apply via the link below: http://jobs.jobvite.com/hachette-internal/job/ou80jfwF
Date Posted: 6/16/2022 (Ongoing Job Posting)


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